Miscellaneous – Prelim – 2020

Total No. of Questions : 89

Total Marks : 89

Time : 80 min

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1.
What was the name of the capital of Vijaynagar kingdom?

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Pandit Birju Maharaj had choreographed for which film below?

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From which part of Myanmar do the Rohingyas originally belong to?

4.
Who designed the final form of Indian National Flag?

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Who was the first person from independent India to win a medal in the Summer Olympics?

6.
What is the original name of Lata Mangeshkar?

7.
According to the Constitution of India who is/are the ultimate sovereign?

8.
The filtration unit of kidney is called

9.
Which of the following is not a part of the Himalayas?

10.
Which prize did the novel ‘Milkman’ by Anna Burns received?

11.
Which Article of Indian Constitution is related to ‘Abolition of Untouchability’?

12.
The most important safety method used for protecting home appliances from short circuiting or overloading is

13.
Which author wrote the famous novel ‘Sawa Ser Gehun’?

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If the length of a certain rectangle is decreased by 4cm and the width is increased by 3cm, a square with the same area as the original rectangle would result. The perimeter of the original rectangle is

15.
A sum of money placed at compound interest doubles itself in 5 years. It will amount to eight times itself at the same rate of compound interest in

16.
Who is the author of the book ‘The Trial’?

17.
What does Article 23 of Indian Constitution proclaim?

18.
Which of the following countries does not share a land border with India?

19.
What type of citizenship is granted as per Indian Constitution?

20.
Profit earned by selling an article for Rs.1060 is 20% more than the loss incurred by selling the article for Rs.950. At what price should the article be sold to earn 20% profit?

21.
Which dancer of Bengal made path breaking for the inmates of the correctional homes?

22.
Which city of Indus Valley Civilization has the largest inscription?

23.
What is the percentage of Calcium in Calcium Carbonate?

24.
When a few drops of iodine solution is added to rice water, the solution turns blue-black in colour. This indicates that rice water contains

25.
The speeds of three cars are in the ratio 5:4:6. The ratio among the times taken by them to travel the same distance is

26.
Dan Brown’s most renowned protagonist ‘David Langdon’ is nicknamed

27.
The author of the famous biographical writing, ‘The Diary of a Young Girl’, Anne Frank belonged to which nationality?

28.
Generally, non-metals do not conduct electricity. Which of the following conducts electricity?

29.
Which of the following author has written the famous novel ‘Palamou’?

30.
The Solar Energy results from the

31.
‘Haidar’ - the Bollywood film is based on which famous English drama?

32.
Among CO₂, H₂O vapour, CH₄ and CO, the most abundant Greenhouse gas is

33.
In the Rig Veda there is mention of a battle known as

34.
Oxygen liberated during photosynthesis comes from

35.
Which right below no longer falls under the Fundamental Rights in Indian Constitution?

36.
Which musical instrument of Central Asia resembles Indian instrument Sarod?

37.
From which Sufi Dargah of Delhi a group of singers sang playback for Bollywood?

38.
Which of the following water body is not attached to any sea?

39.
Gotipua dance is from which province of India?

40.
Which quantity remains constant in parallel connection of resistance?

41.
The ratio of the annual incomes of A and B is 5:4 and the ratio of their annual expenditures is 3:2. If at the end of the year, each saves Rs.1600, then the annual income of A is

42.
Which river enters India from Namcha Barwa?

43.
Number of spinal nerves in human are

44.
Which Mughal Emperor’s tomb is situated in contemporary Pakistan?

45.
Who is the creator of the first women detective group ‘Goenda Gondalu’ in Bengali novels?

46.
Two numbers A and B are such that the sum of 5% of A and 4% of B is two-third of the sum of 6% of A and 8% of B. Find the ratio A:B.

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A train 100 metres long takes 6 seconds to cross a man walking at 5 kmph in a direction opposite to that of the train. The speed of the train is

48.
Which of the novels below is a story of a little girl?

49.
If the vapour density of a gas is 32, what is its molecular weight?

50.
The speed of a boat in still water is 10 kmph. If it can travel 26 km downstream and 14 km upstream in the same time, the speed of the stream is

51.
Who is the creator of the famous Bengali cartoon series ‘Nante-Fonte’?

52.
The chemical responsible for plant growth is

53.
‘Nibaran Chakraborti’ is a character in which novel of Rabindranath and to which profession did he belong?

54.
A man invested ⅓ , ¼ and remainder of his capital at the rate of 7%, 8% and 10% annual simple interest respectively. If his annual income is Rs.561, the capital invested is

55.
Which one of the following is the ultimate evil character in ‘Harry Potter’ series?

56.
When NaCl is dissolved in water, every Na⁺ ion is surrounded by

57.
The value of a machine depreciates at the rate of 10% per annum. If its present value is Rs.1,62,000, what was its value 2 years ago?

58.
‘Toba Tek Singh’ is a story about which historic reality?

59.
In the new budget, the price of kerosene oil rose by 25%. By how much must a person reduce his consumption so that his expenditure on it does not increase?

60.
Ajay got married 6 years ago. His present age is ⁵⁄₄ times his age at the time of his marriage. Ajay’s sister was 5 years younger to him at the time of his marriage. The present age of Ajay’s sister is

61.
Dasht-e-Margo, also known as ‘Desert of Death’ is related to which country?

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In an examination a student was asked to find ⁵⁄₁₆ of a number. By mistake, he found ⁵⁄₆ of that number. If his answer was 150 more than the correct answer, then the number is

64.
A batsman scored 98 runs which included 4 boundaries and 6 sixes. What per cent of his total score did he make by running between the wickets?

65.
Hemis National Park is situated in

66.
Which novel of Amitav Ghosh is written about Burma?

67.
Electrical wires are coated with an insulating material. Generally, the material used is

68.
Most plants absorb nitrogen in the form of

69.
Two numbers are less than a third number by 40% and 55% respectively. How much per cent is the second number less than the first?

70.
Carrier of Dengue disease is

71.
If the compound interest on a certain sum of money at 16(⅔)% per annum for 3 years is Rs.1270, then the simple interest per annum on the same sum at the same rate and for the same period is

72.
A and B together can do a piece of work in 30 days. A having worked for 16 days, B finishes the remaining work alone in 44 days. In how many days shall B finish the whole work alone?

73.
In stainless steel, iron is mixed with

74.
Among Na⁺, Fe²⁺, Co³⁺ and Zn²⁺ which is/are not transition metal ions?

75.
Under critical temperature, on compressing gases turn to liquid, because

76.
Which is the first enzyme to mix food in the digestive tract of human?

77.
What is the SI unit of radioactivity?

78.
Which of the archaeological site is situated in West Bengal?

79.
Under which Prime Minister, in which year was the voting age in Indian Constitution was amended by reducing from 21 to 18?

80.
The cost price of an article is 64% of the marked price. The gain per cent after allowing a discount of 12% is

81.
The population of a town increases by 5% annually. If its population in 2001 was 1,10,250, what was it in 1999?

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If

Then the value of x is

83.
Which following artist had taken the responsibility of designing the layout of the first Indian Constitution?

84.
A library has an average of 510 visitors on Sundays and an average of 240 visitors on other days of the week. The average number of visitors per day in a month of 30 days beginning with a Sunday is

85.
Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar used a reference from which Vedic source to justify his widow remarriage movement?

86.
Which one of the following is used for baking fruit?

87.
Which country did Steffi Graf represent when she won the Gold for Women’s Singles Tennis player in the Seoul Olympics of 1988?

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The distance between two stations A and B is 330 km. A train starts from A at 8 A.M. and travels towards B at 60 kmph. Another train starts from B at 9 A.M. and travels towards A at 75 kmph. At what time do they meet?